Thad WeistCEO Thad Weist

Thad Weist joined SpectraShield Technologies in 2018 as the CEO. He is a West Point graduate and served more than 21 years as an Army Aviation Officer. He has led organizations as small as 16 and as large as 5,000. Thad has a master’s degree from the US Naval War College in Strategy. He was the Department Head for Arizona State University prior to joining SpectraShield Technologies. Born and raised in Cleveland, OH. He and his wife, Polly, reside in Gilbert, AZ with their three sons—Jack, Sawyer, and Patton.

Lance RossManaging Member Lance C. Ross

Lance Ross joined SpectraShield Technologies in 2012 as the managing member. He is President of Ross Property Advisors, a seasoned executive with nearly 40 years of experience in acquisition, leasing, financing, management and development of commercial properties. In addition to his Real Estate career, Lance is also the Managing Member of Alianza Recycling and Recovery; a company offering efficient, safe, responsible and environmentally sound electronic waste solutions for consumers, public and private organizations, and throughout California. Lance has held numerous board positions with the Urban Land Institute, Society of Industrial and Office Realtors (SIOR), the CORE Network, Arizona Commercial Brokers Association, Meridian Bank, ASU Art Museum, Native American Education Support Fund, Center Against Sexual Abuse, the City of Phoenix, Scottsdale Center of the Arts, and Valley of the Sun School. Following his honorable discharge from the U.S. Air Force in 1976, Lance obtained both his Bachelor of Science (1978) and master’s in Business Administration (1979) from Arizona State University. Lance and his wife, Vicky, reside in Scottsdale, AZ.